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Southern Sudan Mission VBS Trip 2017

Sarah Mayo shared with the church her trip, this summer, to Africa through Southern Sudan Missions, a mission the church supports.  The team created a VBS program to share the love of Christ to over 1,000 children in Gambella, Ethiopia.  Sarah stayed 17 days and visited Newland Church of Christ, Pwoljay Church of Christ, Abol…

Jesus Our Intercessor

Scripture: Hebrews 6:20 – 7:28 The writer of Hebrews teaches that Jesus is better than any High Priest because Jesus was before the Levitical Priesthood.  Brother Bob Huron explains how Melchizedek blessed Abraham and Abraham knew his position by giving a tenth of his spoils of war when he rescued his nephew Lot.  Jesus when…

Jesus is Our Great High Priest

Scripture: Hebrews 4:14-16 & 5:1-10 The writer of Hebrews teaches us that Jesus is our High Priest.  We fight a battle against our enemy, the devil.  Jesus encourages Christians because he has defeated the enemy and now is our shield.  Jesus was tempted in every way we are and yet Jesus never sinned. Brother Bob…

Christians, Don’t Lose Your Faith

Scripture: Hebrews 3:1-19 There are many warnings in the Bible directed to Christians.  We find the Hebrew writer telling Christians that God brought his people, the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt.  But because of their grumblings, and turning away from God, very few of the original Israelites entered the promise land. Christians today are…

Busy, Busy, Busy

Scripture: Matthew 22:36-39 If you ask someone how they are doing, they may respond by saying they are busy.  We all have busy lives.  We are busy, busy, busy.  But did you know that a Christian has to make priorities.  Above all, we are to love God first.   In all that we do, God comes…

Truth or Tolerance

Scripture: Ezra 7 It used to be that the most popular scripture in our society was John 3:16, but now Mark 7:1 is the most popular.  “Judge not, least you be judged.”  How sad.  The devil has manipulated the meaning of words in our society.  The word, tolerance is one of them.  Christians are called…